Definition of I mean
1 —used to emphasize a statementHe has to stop drinking. I mean, he's going to kill himself if he keeps it up.He throws, I mean, really hard!
2 —used to correct a previous statementWe met in Toronto—I mean Montreal.
3 —used when one is unsure of what to say or how to say itI'm not mad. It's just that, I mean, I think you've been acting a little selfishly.
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